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Two options are available to choose for Windows 7 admin password reset:
Option 1: Windows 7 Password Reset in Safe Mode via Administrator
Follow below mentioned steps under this option:-
1. Boot or reboot your Windows 7 PC or laptop.
2. Press F8 repeatedly until the Windows Advanced Options Menu screen appears.
3. Select Safe Mode in the coming screen, and then Press Enter.
4. Log in Windows 7 with Administrator account when you see login screen.
5. Click Start > open the control panel > users accounts, and select locked administrator to reset its password. Or run command prompt as administrator to reset Windows 7 password with net user command.
Option 2: Reset Windows 7 Admin Password with Reset Disk
1. Click Reset Password and password reset wizard appears.
2. Click Next and insert Win 7 password key disk(password reset disk) into locked computer.
3. Choose recovery disk from drop-down box and click Next. Then follow the wizard to do step by step.
4. Until it asks you to set a new password for Windows 7 administrator. Just type new one and confirm it.
5. Click Finish finally to complete Windows 7 forgotten administrator password reset.
Start up your computer in safe mode, by default the built-in administrator account has no password and you can login and then reset lost password for your account. There are also many other Windows 7 password reset methods and softwares, and the most popular ones are pcunlocker, ophcrack,chntpw.
This works great. thanks a lot
how don't I reset my laptop don't know the password for the main screen
Hi my name is Julieta
Thanks so much! This is so imformative. Actually to recover or reset your forgotten Windows account password, In use SmartKey Windows Password Recovery software to do that.
hey queen help me the problem is that when i do the 4 th step it says error 5 has occured
what should i do
i forgot my admin password, and i didnt get a disk with it, brought it awhile back is there anyway I can reset it without a disk? HELP please!!!!
how can I get my password to work on my start up screen? My computer shut down while I was using it andd now it says my pass word is not working.
You should start a new question. The only reason I saw this is because I am following this one from a while ago.
It is good that you searched for answers in the related questions but to get a response from many members you should just start a new question.
is it the same step with windows 7 ultimet
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